In January 1985, an Advisory Board of Directors officially went into effect and election of the first members occurred. The creation of the Advisory Board is to insure artistic, financial and international input from a variety of professionals in the form of a corporate and production THINK TANK for the diverse feature film and television projects produced by World Wide Motion Pictures Corporation, its subsidiaries and affiliated companies, along with the development of general corporate growth.
Current and past board members are as follows:
ROBERT O. RAGLAND, respected composer for a wide variety of feature film and television projects including many of Charles Bronson’s recent films as well as “Mountain Family Robinson,” “Return to Macomb County,” “Wonder Woman,” and “Barnaby Jones” among many others. He is a veteran of the film and music industry and has worked with such companies as United Artists and Trans World Entertainment.
HOLLY WILLIAMS, independent producer and owner of a video production house, and also the senior principal of a respected Los Angeles based specialty talent agency.
NAURA HAYDEN, well-known author of such successful novels as “Isle of View” and “Everything You Always Wanted to Know About Energy But Were Too Weak to Ask,” among others. Miss Hayden is also a producer, actress, and successful business entrepreneur in New York City.
WILLIAM R. STROMBERG, producer and director specializing in moderately budgeted feature films. He is also founder and president of a special effects studio in Los Angeles, which has been involved in a wide variety of projects including motion pictures such as “Top Gun,” “Runaway Train,” “Journey to the Center of the Earth,” and “Critters,” among many others.
KOOL MARDER, a feature film production executive. Prior to her studio tenure at Universal Pictures, she was involved in the capacity of production manager for, among many other films, “Wild at Heart,” and production supervisor for “Halloween,” “The Big Easy,” and “Down and Out in Beverly Hills.”
GORDON HESSLER, producer and/or director for such motion picture and television productions as the “Golden Voyage of Sinbad,” Columbia Pictures; “The Last Shot You Hear,” Twentieth Century Fox; “Murders in the Rue Morgue,” American International Pictures; television’s “Hawaii Five-0,” CBS; and “Chips,” NBC, among many others.
MIKE CONNORS, well-known actor for such television and film productions as the long-running “Mannix” series, the motion pictures “Stagecoach,” “Situation Hopeless But Not Serious” and “Panic Button,” among others.
KELLY ROSS, Chairman, President, and Chief Executive office of Cinetrust Entertainment Corporation in Los Angeles, California and formerly an executive with Avco Embassy Pictures and Shapiro Entertainment (distribution) Corporation.
RICHARD ROUNDTREE, respected dramatic actor who has appeared in a wide variety of feature film and television projects including “Earthquake,” “Inchon,” the title role in the classic motion picture “Shaft,” the television miniseries “A.D,” and more recently in television’s “Heroes,” and “Lincoln Heights.”